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June 21, 2013
Marine debris. ©Mick Garratt

Governor McDonnell urges reduction of marine debris, signs proclamation June 21, 2013 Encouraging all Virginians to take action to reduce trash and litter in the Commonwealth's waterways, the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, Governor Bob McDonnell signed a proclamation recognizing June 2013 as Marine Debris Reduction Month in Virginia.
June 12, 2012

Terrapin Files

Diamondback terrapins face a variety of threats—from coastal development to crab fishing. A team of VASG-funded researchers are mapping terrapin habitat and threats to aid in the development of effective management strategies.